Rep. Bill Foster (D-Illinois) biography

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Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL 11th District)

6th term Democrat from Illinois 11th District.


Residence: Naperville

Marital Status: Married (Aesook Byon)

Prev. Occupation: Physicist, Business Owner

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 2008-11, 13-present

Education: BA Univ. of Wisconsin, 1976; PhD Harvard Univ., 1983

Birthdate: 10/07/1955

Birthplace: Madison, WI

Religion: Not Stated

Percentage in Last Election: 60%

Major Opponent: Tonia Khouri


Current Elected Office Contact Information

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Washington, D.C. Office:

2366 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515
Phone: (202) 225-3515
Fax: (202) 225-9420

Aurora Office: (more district offices)

2711 East New York Street, Suite 204
Aurora, Illinois 60502
Phone: (630) 585-7672


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Scott Shewcraft
  • Scheduler: Maggie Schmidt
  • Legis. Dir.: Samantha Warren
  • Comm. Dir.: Greg Cybulski
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Samantha Warren
  • Education LA: Gary Timmins
  • Telecomm LA: Gary Timmins
  • Transportation LA: Gary Timmins
  • Trade LA: Diem-mi Lu
  • Commerce LA: Scott Shewcraft
  • Labor LA: Gary Timmins
  • Budget LA: Diem-mi Lu
  • Government Affairs LA: Gary Timmins
  • Space - NASA LA: Susannah Howieson
  • Animal Welfare LA: Gary Timmins


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Bill Foster
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Bill Foster
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Bill Foster
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Bill Foster
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Bill Foster


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